Romain Grosjean has been hit with a 20-place grid penalty at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for changing elements of his power unit, although the Lotus driver's punishment could be changed to a time penalty.
Chase contender Matt Kenseth was forced to start the Sprint Cup race at Charlotte at the back of the field Saturday night for what NASCAR termed "unapproved adjustments" to the right rear quarter panel of his No. 20 Toyota.
NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own session.
Formula One's governing body handed Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez a 10-place grid penalty for the British Grand Prix on July 6 after a so-called unsafe release from the pits at the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday.